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My low-tech research tools
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

My low-tech research tools

I carry a pocketbook and a pen everywhere. At night, my pocketbook is by my bed. All creative workers should carry notebooks. Organizing and collecting ideas are...

Merry
From insideHPC

Merry

John, Michael, all the gang at Tabor, and I want to thank you for the tremendous reception you’ve given us this year. Your comments, emails, and hearty hello’s...

Cilk++ Goes
From insideHPC

Cilk++ Goes

Ilya Mirman posted an interesting note on the CilkArts blog this morning.

Sun revs shared visualization
From insideHPC

Sun revs shared visualization

From Sun’s HPC Watercooler: Sun’s Shared Visualization software lets organizations share centralized compute and graphics resources. Applications can run in the...

Multicoreinfo.com posts its
From insideHPC

Multicoreinfo.com posts its

Multicoreinfo.com posts its 10 best posts of 2008 We started MulticoreInfo.com at the end of April 2008 and published more than 1350 posts linking to useful resources...

Waiting for the bat signal: the economy and the future of
From insideHPC

Waiting for the bat signal: the economy and the future of

Doug Eadline posted the results of his Linux Magazine poll, “How has the recent economic events effected your HPC budget plans for 2009?” on the 16th, but somehow...

Kraft's Meal Planning Tool
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kraft's Meal Planning Tool

Have downloaded and played with Kraft's Mobile Food Assistant application. Delivers some seven thousand recipes, a smart shopping list and recipe box. A bit slow...

Link roundup to December 23
From Wild WebMink

Link roundup to December 23

OpenSolaris now on Toshiba laptopsWell, will be soon. Interesting development though, and a sound one for Netbooks (assuming that's what this is about) where fundamentally...

As HPC
From insideHPC

As HPC

I’m curious to know what mechanisms you use for professional development as HPC’ers. Which conferences are especially useful? Do you belong to a professional society...

Antikythera Mechanism Modeled
From The Eponymous Pickle

Antikythera Mechanism Modeled

I was introduced to this archaeological puzzle as an undergraduate. Now its model has led to more mysteries.

Where do presidents and prime ministers go to school?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Where do presidents and prime ministers go to school?

In his most recent essay, After the credentials, Paul Graham tells us that in South Korea where “college entrance exams determine 70 to 80 percent of a person’s...

Decrease in Comparison Site Visits
From The Eponymous Pickle

Decrease in Comparison Site Visits

StorefrontBackTalk reports that there has been a sharp decrease in price comparison site visits, despite the economy. The post and comment show how complex the...

LibraryThing Runs a uClassify Contest
From The Eponymous Pickle

LibraryThing Runs a uClassify Contest

Always interesting LibraryThing is running a contest using free online uClassify to classify text. I mentioned uClassify a short time ago and used it to classify...

Link roundup to December 22
From Wild WebMink

Link roundup to December 22

FauxliageI somehow missed this collaboration between Leigh Nash and the Delerium guys when it came out - just heard it on Lush on Soma FM and loved it. And I see...

Too Many Business Intelligence Tools
From The Eponymous Pickle

Too Many Business Intelligence Tools

CW reports that Forrester has released a report that managers believe they have too many BI tools in house. Although I have not read the full report yet, I agree...

Women at the Brazil National Database Conference
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Women at the Brazil National Database Conference

Another small

Addressing the Crisis in Computer Science Certification
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Addressing the Crisis in Computer Science Certification

We can all agree that it is essential that computer science teachers have adequate preparation and professional development to teach computer science successfully...

Robotic Bike Parking in Japan
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Bike Parking in Japan

An interesting 'robotic' bike parking system in Tokyo. I agree with one of the commenters on traveling in Tokyo, I rarely had a perspective of where I was in the...

Computing research challenges for the 21st
From insideHPC

Computing research challenges for the 21st

Peter Lee and Ed Lazowska posted at the CCC’s blog last week on an initiative they have going to collect short idea pieces on the future of computing research from...

HPCwire: Top 10 hits and misses in
From insideHPC

HPCwire: Top 10 hits and misses in

One of the things I learned during the time that I was blogging for InfoWorld was that web readers love lists. I just wasn’t very good at writing them. But HPCwire’s...
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